Aberdare National Park
This Park was established in in May 1950 , It has stunning landscapes from the Mountain peaks to deep valleys with streams,rivers and waterfalls. The mountains have moorland, bamboo and rain forests. Wildlife found in this area include black rhino, Colobus monkey, elusive forest antelopes like the bongo and 250 species of rare birds.
Lake Nakuru National Park
The lake lies 140km northwest of Nairobi in Nakuru County. The Alkaline lake has a crusty shoreline, surrounded by wooded and bushy grasslands. It is famous for Flamingos (Greater and Lesser) that turn the shoreline crimson including 450 species of birds. The park is rich in wildlife of both black and white rhinos, buffalo, leopard, lion spotted hyena, baboons, velvet monkeys and wildebeest.
This water fresh lake is outside the town of Naivasha and lies in the Great Rift Valley. The name is derived from the local Maasai name” Nai Posha” meaning “rough water”. The Lake has an average depth of 6m (20ft) with the deepest area being Crescent Island, at a maximum depth of 30m (100ft). Njorowa Gorge used to form the lakes water outlet , but it is now high above the lake and forms the entrance of Hell’s Gate National Park. The lake is home to a variety of wildlife with over 450 species of birds. Hippos are also available in the lake.
Masai Mara National Reserve
The Masai Mara National Reserve is widely recognized as the jewel in the crown of Kenya’s tourism industry. It plays a key role in preserving the world’s greatest migration of mammals. This enormous reserve is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. The Mara Game Reserve is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Over 400 species of birds have been recorded.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli lies immediately north-west of Mount Kilimanjaro , on the border with Tanzania, It was established as a reserve in 1968 and gazetted as a national park in 1974. The Park covers 392 square km, and forms part of the much larger 3,000 square km Amboseli ecosystem. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season making Amboseli a popular tourist destination. The park has over 80 different mammals from the tiny (and rarely seen) speculated elephant, shrew to the huge bulk of African elephant. Mount Kilimanjaro is also a major attraction as it allows an overall view of the entire park. Bird life is also witnessed with over 450 species of bird recorded.